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Today in History

Oct. 12, 2019 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Saturday, Oct. 12, the 285th day of 2019. There are 80 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 12, 1984, British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher escaped an attempt on her life when an Irish Republican Army bomb exploded at a hotel in Brighton, England, killing five...

From Luckenbach to Rocky Top, country is an American roadmap

Sep. 23, 2019 9:48 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country music is a uniquely American art form, with its roots in the fiddle from European immigrants and the African banjo all the way through its explosion as a commercial art form that has reflected the social, economic and cultural changes within our country. Ken Burns took on...

Skating entrepreneur Tom Collins passes away at age 88

Sep. 1, 2019 5:45 PM EDT

To call Tom Collins the father of figure skating tours might be hyperbole. Then again ... "Tommy treated everyone like family," Michelle Kwan, the greatest skater of her generation, said Sunday after learning of Collins' death at his home in Minneapolis at age 88. "I skated for 14 years in his show, and I felt...

Kendall glad to get back on field as West Virginia's QB

Aug. 30, 2019 12:31 PM EDT

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Austin Kendall didn't presume that the vacant starting quarterback job was his upon arriving at West Virginia. "I always knew there was competition," Kendall said. "You have to work for it." Kendall was a career backup to Heisman Trophy winners Baker Mayfield and Kyler Murray at...